We’re All-In this together

We’re All-In this together This Sunday we are excited to be gathering as all ages and stages to celebrate and worship together. We will celebrate our children and young people and pray for them as they transition into new learning groups after the summer. We will...
Milestone Moments

Milestone Moments

Milestone moments, those points and places where we stop and survey how far we have come and what lies ahead. Annual General Meetings are often milestone moments to take stock of what God has done and recall the ups and downs of a year gone by. AGM 2022 As we talked...
The only thing that counts…

The only thing that counts…

Amazing Grace: Galatians 5: 1 – 12 This week I want to start the blog with a bit of a personal reflection. Yesterday was Ash Wednesday. Traditionally it is a day of fasting, confession and repentance. I grew up in a Christian household. We did pancake Tuesday,...

Living differently

  As an Australian in Glasgow, I’m conscious every now and again of the feeling of being a foreigner. It doesn’t happen very often, and it’s easier for me than others as I am a somewhat ‘invisible’ foreigner in the UK; also white, Western, and English-speaking....
Life Together

Life Together

“Let him who cannot be alone beware of community… Let him who is not in community beware of being alone… Each by itself has profound perils and pitfalls. One who wants fellowship without solitude plunges into the void of words and feelings, and the one who...

PURPOSEFUL WAITING …FAITHFULLY PRESENT

PURPOSEFUL WAITING …FAITHFULLY PRESENT I wonder, how you are with waiting? I would guess that for those of us who use public transport waiting on a bus or a train can, not only be frustrating but, seem like wasted time. Indeed, oftentimes waiting can seem like wasted...

Faithful Presence – Insiders and Outsiders

I am enormously impressed by Daniel and his friends, and their resilience through the trauma of being torn away from their homes and exiled to Babylon at a young and very impressionable age. They didn’t let that experience result in a root of bitterness against the...

Faithfully Present … déjà vu

Déjà vu I vividly remember walking into the living room a number of years ago and being greeted by a four-year-old who, proudly pointing to the large scrawl of dark blue felt pen all over the cream painted wall, declared, “Look, Mum, Mene, Mene, Tickle, Parsnip.” I...
Build Up

Build Up

Build Up I recently watched a documentary on Ernest Hemingway and a segment in the programme made me think about New Testament descriptions of church. The segment was about Hemingway’s friend, the French artist and father of impressionism, Paul Cézanne. The...